Features & Resources

October 8, 2021

Introduction and reflection from our new District Vice-Principal for Indigenous Education

Some of you may know Connie Swan from her work with our Indigenous Education Team over the last year. We’re excited to announce that she has stepped into an important new role in the District, as she is now the District Vice-Principal for more

September 10, 2021

Good Things are Happening: 2020-21 in review

In their end of year letter, Chair Gurveen Dhaliwal and Superintendent Karim Hachlaf outlined some of the remarkable aspects of the school year year 2020-21, focusing on thanking all those who made this year’s many successes more

July 14, 2021

Starting Kindergarten?

As parents, we worry. We worry about things we’ve done, things we’ve not done and then all the things (that we may or may not have control over) that may affect our children.

And one of those common worries and questions we more

July 7, 2021

Summer slide: Tips and resources

Worried about your child’s learning through the summer? Looking for ways to incorporate some practical activities and learning opportunities into slow summer days? The below article and resources have been put together by our District more

June 10, 2021

Learning with pride

June 10, 2021 – Inspired by a piece of student artwork, with product applications brainstormed by one of the district’s Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) clubs, we have sent to print the new “Learning with pride” design more

May 6, 2021

Custodian by day, artist at heart

Most people know Kent Charles as the friendly and hard working custodian who is diligently working every day to keep Qayqayt Elementary clean … to help make sure kids and staff stay as healthy as possible.

But he’s recently more

April 26, 2021

Black Canadians in black, white and grey

Inspired and informed … we’re recognizing some outstanding recent student work, completed by Ms. Leblanc’s grade 9 to 12 students. It’s work that should make the New Westminster Secondary School community proud!

Ms. more

April 7, 2021

A career that gives back: Education Assistants in schools

Looking for a new career where you can make a real difference in someone’s life? Love all kids?

Educational Assistants help kids in our community every day – working with parents, teachers and other professionals to support more

March 15, 2021

Outdoor Covered Play and Learning Centres at four schools

*This article was written by Julie MacLellan, for the New Westminster Record and was published on Friday March 12, 2021 under the title of “Outdoor learning centres have arrived at four New West schools.” It has been shared with their more

March 8, 2021

The women of New Westminster Schools

In honour of International Women’s Day, we wanted to celebrate some of the amazing women who work across this district every day … leaders at various levels. These women are driven by different passions, expertise and come different more